National Wildlife Refuge System

LAKE OPHELIA
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

401 Island Road
Marksville, LA, 71351
Phone: 318-253-4238
E-mail: lakeophelia@fws.gov

POSSUM BAYOU HIKING TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 2.87 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • Take a walk on the wild side

Lake Ophelia
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010